INTRODUCTION: Tina Chanter and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek I. FEMININITY, RACE, AND REVOLT 1. Julia Kristeva and the Revolutionary Politics of Tel Quel Joan Brandt 2. From Revolution to Revolt Culture Sara Beardsworth 3. Kristeva and Fanon: Revolutionary Violence and Ironic Articulation Ewa Plonowska Ziarek 4. Revolt and Forgiveness Kelly Oliver II. AFFECT, COMMUNITY, POLITICS 5. The Skin of the Community: Affect and Boundary Formation Sara Ahmed 6. Bearing Witness in the Polis: Kristeva, Arendt, and the Space of Appearance Noelle McAfee 7. Political Affections: Kristeva and Arendt on Violence and Gratitude Peg Birmingham III. ABJECTION, FILM, AND MELANCHOLIA 8. The Exoticization and Universalization of the Fetish, and the Naturalization of the Phallus: Abject Objections Tina Chanter 9. On the Border between Abjection and the Third: The (Re)Birth of Narcissus in the Works of Julia Kristeva Pleshette DeArmitt 10. Black and Blue: Kieslowski's Melancholia Frances L. Restuccia Contributors Index
Tina Chanter is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University and author of several books, including Time, Death, and the Feminine: Levinas with Heidegger. Ewa PAonowska Ziarek is Julian Park Professor of Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York and editor of Gombrowicz's Grimaces: Modernism, Gender, Nationality, also published by SUNY Press.